Beast and Burden Strikes Again!

By Virginia Villari Our beloved duo Beast and Burden, a multimedia art collective based out of East London, is showcasing a new series of photographs as part of the group exhibition Photography Now at Brick Lane Gallery, which will open on Wednesday May 28th, from 6 to 8:30 pm. The Egg Series reflects Beast and Burden’s state of the…

Creative Traveling: When Art and Hospitality Meet.

By Virginia Villari I was very happy when New York-based painter Giorgio Casu contacted me for an accommodation in Tulum. After browsing creamhotel’s portfolio of properties he chose Gorilla Penthouse and he couldn’t have made a better choice!  Gorilla Penthouse is a gorgeous, spacious room for two located at Residencia Gorilla: a creative house by…

Blade – The King of Graffiti Lands in Rome

By Virginia Villari Yesterday, May 8th 2014, was the opening of the first Italian solo show of Blade, the legendary pioneer of graffiti writing. To celebrate its first birthday, Varsi Gallery in Rome paid homage to the precursor of one of the main urban cultural trends, straight from NYC. In the late 70s Blade started…

Fostering Peace Through Art and Music

Every year NGO Peace Boat and it’s Music & Art Peace Academy (MAPA) offer new initiatives to involve people around the globe into spreading peace. Through innovative cultural and artistic projects Peace Boat and MAPA support local communities and establish productive and longstanding relationships between diverse cultures worldwide. This week, students at the Brooklyn Community…